Africa

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Missionaries who beat Ebola speak out as another doctor is diagnosed

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based missions group SIM identified a third American diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, even as survivors Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly began…

Third American missionary contracts Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based Christian aid group SIM USA said Tuesday another American doctor has contracted Ebola in Liberia.  The doctor was treating…

WHO: Ebola cases could hit 20,000

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | The World Health Organization issued a dire call to action Thursday, warning the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could top 20,000 cases, six times larger than…

Ebola-stricken African doctor dies after getting experimental drug

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | An African doctor who received an experimental Ebola drug has died, Liberia’s information minister said Monday. Dr. Abraham Borbor, the deputy chief medical…

Internet for everyone

Internet for everyone

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Project to spread web access could speed up growth in Africa

Miracle in Atlanta: Ebola patients released

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | Doctors at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital declare two American missionaries cured of Ebola

South Sudan’s food crisis ‘worst in the world’

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | Dangers of starvation plague a country full of resources, as civil war continues

Ebola outbreak shows no sign of slowing down

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | After completing his 21-day isolation on Sunday, SIM missionary David Writebol flew to Atlanta to visit his wife, Nancy, who is being treated for Ebola at…

Kent Brantly recovering ‘in every way,’ may leave hospital soon

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the Ebola-stricken American missionaries recovering at an Atlanta hospital, said Friday he could be discharged in the “near…

Ebola claims another African doctor

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | Another leading physician in Sierra Leone’s fight against Ebola has died from the disease, an official announced Wednesday. So far, Ebola has infected more…

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing…

Spanish priest dies as ethicists debate Ebola drug protocols

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Ebola Virus | A Spanish missionary priest died today in Madrid after being treated for Ebola as international officials debate the ethics of using a new experimental…

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